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National Museum of the United States Air Force
National Museum of the United States Air Force

National Museum of the United States Air Force

Located at the historic Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, where the Wright Brothers tested their first flights, this museum is the world's oldest military aviation museum and offers a visitors a chance to explore the history of flight through a variety of exhibits, unique aircraft displays, a 3-D movie theatre, and a gift shop, and also hosts a range of special events throughout the year.
 

Details

Hours -

9am-5pm daily, except major holidays
 

Prices -

Free
 

Events

  • Concerts
  • Family Day
  • Wings & Things guest lecture series
  • Model Aircraft Show
 
 

Activities

  • 3-D theatre
  • Morphis movie ride
  • interactive flight simulator
  • Playground
 

Air Force Museum Theatre

Check out the new digital 3D theatre offering a giant screen plus state-of-the-art surround sound. The theatre shows a variety of films related to aviation, including documentaries and popular Hollywood movies like Top Gun.
 

Air Force Museum Exhibits

The museum is home to several galleries offering exhibits about military aviation history, the Wright Brothers, and a collection of historical objects, including over 350 different missiles, engines, aircraft, and aerospace vehicles.
 

FAQs

  • Why is Wright-Patterson AFB a significant base in the Air Force?

    The base is named after the Wright Brothers, who used much of the land around the base for their flight testing grounds.
  • Is food available at the museum?

    Yes, there is a cafeteria located on the museum’s second floor.
 

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